BRIEF: Cyber Monday [Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo]
(Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (Tupelo) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Nov. 27--Click here to respond on Facebook.NEW YORK -- As retailers have ramped up deals, it's estimated that this year's Cyber Monday will be the biggest online shopping day of the year for the third year in a row. Coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed that online sales spiked on the Monday following Thanksgiving, Cyber Monday joins Black Friday and Small Business Saturday as days that stores are counting on to jumpstart the holiday shopping season. Research firm comScore predicts that this Monday, Americans will spend $1.5 billion, up 20 percent from last year. By Retail Writer Mae Anderson.
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